Sanctuary of Arantzazu

Elorrio, Oñati & Sanctuary of Arantzazu from Bilbao

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Key Details
Duration
5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

At the lobby of your hotel in Bilbao.

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Overview
Discover the Basque Country - rural villages, palaces, historical buildings and a breathtaking landscape. Visit the oldest University of the Basque Country and see the medieval tower houses.
What to Expect
Discover the heart of the Basque Country - rural villages, palaces, historical buildings and a breathtaking landscape. Old Basque family palaces, the oldest university of the Basque Country and the Sanctuary of Arantzazu are among some of the sights that are yet to be discovered.

After being picked up at your hotel you will begin the tour along the road towards the center of the province of Biscay. You will be able to see a beautiful landscape full of mountains and the industrialized area of Durango.

Later you will arrive at the traditional village of Elorrio. With the largest collection of family crests in the Basque Country, this small village holds the real essence of rural life. You can stroll through the small streets to the traditional palaces and the magnificent church of Santa Maria de la Asuncion.

Afterwards you will head towards the village of Oinati. Here you will be able to visit the oldest University of the Basque Country, the University of the Sancti Spiritu, and see the medieval tower houses, the beautiful town hall, Fueros square and more.

You will then continue towards the Sanctuary of Arantzazu. Located on top of a nearby mountain, it is a unique building designed by famous local architects and sculptors. With breathtaking surroundings it is a place full of history. At the end of the visit you will return back to your hotel.
What's Included
  • Specialized guide during the tour with all types of information on the sights.
  • Transport and assistance insurance.
What's Not Included
  • Lunch
Meeting Point

Pick-up will be at 09.00 in the lobby of your Bilbao hotel. If your hotel is not in the city center, your pick-up point will be Abba Parque Hotel in central Bilbao. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
This excursion is ON REQUEST.
Children from 2 to 12 years will have a discount of 50%. They will have to be accompanied by at least two adults.

During the week we offer a half day excursion. There is a special weekend schedule. Please contact us for further information.

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